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Welcome to our guide on crafting effective math IEP goals, centered on learning standard 4.OA.A.2. This standard emphasizes solving word problems that involve multiplicative comparisons using multiplication or division, and differentiating these from additive comparisons. Our target IEP goal is to help students improve their ability to solve comparison word problems with both addition and multiplication, aiming to progress from 0/10 to 8/10 correct work samples over ten trials. By setting SMART goalsâ€”Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Results-Oriented, and Time-Boundâ€”we ensure students make measurable strides in operations and algebraic thinking skills. Explore our objectives and strategies to support your students' journey to mastering these essential math skills.

Learning Standard

### 4.OA.A.2

Multiply or divide to solve word problems involving multiplicative comparison, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem, distinguishing multiplicative comparison from additive comparison.

Target IEP Goal

By (date), when given exercises with multiplication, the student will solve comparison word problems with addition and multiplication, improving operations and algebraic thinking skills from 0/10 work samples out of ten consecutive trials to 8/10 work samples in ten consecutive trials.

Teach Tastic IEP goals written to be SMART: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Results-Oriented, and Time-Bound.

IEP Goal Objectives

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Compare Numbers with Multiplication

By (date), when given exercises with multiplication, the student will compare numbers with multiplication, improving operations and algebraic thinking skills from 0/10 work samples out of ten consecutive trials to 8/10 work samples in ten consecutive trials.

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Solve Missing Factor in Multiplication Facts Up to 10

By (date), when given exercises with multiplication fluency up to 10, the student will solve missing factor in multiplication facts up to 10, improving operations and algebraic thinking skills from 0/10 work samples out of ten consecutive trials to 8/10 work samples in ten consecutive trials.

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Multiply Facts Up to 10

By (date), when given exercises with multiplication fluency up to 10, the student will multiply facts up to 10, improving operations and algebraic thinking skills from 0/10 work samples out of ten consecutive trials to 8/10 work samples in ten consecutive trials.

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Multiplication Facts (6, 7, 8, 9)

By (date), when given exercises with multiplication fluency up to 10, the student will multiplication facts (6, 7, 8, 9), improving operations and algebraic thinking skills from 0/10 work samples out of ten consecutive trials to 8/10 work samples in ten consecutive trials.

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